KIRIT SOMAIYA

  • Rajnath Singh hails Budget, calls it most realistic July 10, 2014

    Home Minister Rajanth Singh hailed the Union Budget and called it most realistic. He said, "This Budget is poor friendly, women friendly, disabled friendly and farmer friendly. After looking at this Budget you can get a fair idea as to how the Narendra Modiled NDA government wants to develop India....
  • Prithviraj Chavan doing injustice : Kirit Somaiya June 12, 2014

    BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is doing injustice to Campa Cola society residents in the name of rules and regulation. He added that if the state government cannot provide them home then they have no right to evict them. ...
  • Kirit Somaiya, Sanjay Patil in dock for exceeding poll expense limit May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP candidate Kirit Somaiya and NCP candidate Sanjay Dina Patil have given false information to the EC regarding election expenditure, the commission officials said. The two candidates have been ordered by the Returning Officer of 28 Mumbai North East parliamentary constituency to add Rs 20 Lakh and Rs...
  • Lakhs of names were deleted from the voters list by EC: Kirit Somaiya April 25, 2014

    BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that the lakhs of names were deleted from the voters list by the election commission and lakhs of bogus voters added during polling in Mumbai. ...
  • LS poll: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations in Mumbai April 4, 2014

    Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Deora is seeking a third term from Mumbai South parliamentary constituency while Somaiya, who earlier represented the Mumbai North East seat, is the...
  • NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP's Somaiya in Mumbai North East March 20, 2014

    A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP's Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party's Medha Patkar to retain the seat. The constituency has by and large remained loyal to Congress since...
  • BJP leader alleges coal block allocation files missing from Maharashtra govt's custody July 6, 2013

    Mumbai: BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Saturday alleged the files sought by the CBI in connection with coal blocks allocation scam in Maharashtra were missing from state government's custody. He said the central investigating agency had written four letters to Maharashtra government seeking the files on allocation of coal blocks...
  • Food Bill just a vote catching tool for Congress: BJP June 29, 2013

    Gondia (Maha): The UPA government's proposed Food Safety Bill is nothing more than a vote catching tool for Congress, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said and expressed concern over wastage of food grains in the country. Because of negligence on the part of the Government, food grains worth Rs 58,000 crore...
  • Will submit evidence to CBI against Bansal, says Kirit Somaiya May 5, 2013

    BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has demanded a joint probe by CBI, CBDT and Enforcement Directorate. ...
  • Chopper deal: Political war intensifies as BJP drags in Rahul February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The political blamegame over the AgustaWestland chopper deal intensified on Friday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dragging in Congress VicePresident Rahul Gandhi's name. The Congress was quick to refute the claims. Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation...
  • Faceoff: Congress, BJP play blame game over chopper deal February 15, 2013

    Even as the Ministry of Defence on Friday initiated the process to scrap the deal with AgustaWestland for 12 VVIP helicopters, the Congress and the BJP are busy playing blame game over it. In CNNIBN's faceoff, Congress's Renuka Choudhury and BJP's Kirit Somaiya joined in to discuss who is...
  • Probe Rahul's aide in chopper deal: BJP exMP to CBI February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation seeking an investigation into the role of Rahul Gandhi's political aide Kanishka Singh in the AgustaWestland 101 helicopter deal. Somaiya has reportedly claimed that Emaar MGF Land Limited owned by Kanishka Singh's...
  • Guj govt demands resignation of Governor Dr Kamla December 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday demanded resignation of the state Governor Dr Kamla, saying it would make way for a "free and fair enquiry" into an alleged land scam pending against her in Rajasthan. The demand from Gujarat government comes at a time when a metropolitan court in Rajasthan...
  • Probe into Adarsh Housing scam slow: BJP July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP Secretary Kirit Somaiya on Tuesday met Minister of State in PMO V Narayansamy to complain that the CBI probe into the Adarsh Housing scam is slow, contradictory and hit by hurdles and presented his set of demands in the case. "Investigation and action in the Adarsh scam is...
  • BJP puts Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore October 7, 2011

    Panaji: The BJP on Friday pegged Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore, and claimed that the profits of the scam were being routed through companies in tax haven countries like Mauritius and Cayman Islands. BJP National Secretary Kirit Somaiya alleged at a press conference that "this is the biggest illegal...
  • CWG scam: CBI to summon Jarnail Singh? April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: On Friday CNNIBN broke the story of involvement of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee OC CEO Jarnail Singh in giving a go ahead to the Timing, Scoring and Result (TSR) deal. And now it is learnt that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is also planning to summon Jarnail Singh...
  • UP govt involved in Rs 2.54 lakh crore scam: BJP April 7, 2011

    Lucknow: BJP on Thursday alleged that the Mayawatiled government in Uttar Pradesh was involved in scams to the tune of Rs 2.54 lakh crore and said the party would soon submit a report on it along with documentary evidence to the concerned authorities. "In the first 'First Information Report' being...
  • EC under scanner, critics to show EVMs not foolproof August 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Under fire from political parties and NGOs over the credibility of electronic voting machines, the Election Commission on Friday will allow its critics to demonstrate that the EVMs can be tampered with. The Commission will meet political; leaders and technical experts who claim they have developed software that can...
  • After Satyam scam, 15 more cos under scanner January 17, 2009

    New Delhi: After Satyam, some 15 companies have come under the scanner for inflated balance sheets. Investors Grievances Forum President, Dr Kirit Somaiya says he has submitted a report to the Corporate Affairs Ministry on the same. "There is nontransparency in the revenues and turnover especially in the financial year 200809....